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the city of san francisco. sitting over bait but not over the land mass. oakland, you are getting rainfall. lafayette, heavy rainfall for you, concord, pleasant hill. san ramon, alamo, we are getting a little bit of a break along 101 along santa rosa. a little bit of a break from the rainfall. computer forecast model predicting how much rain we see. another 346 inches of rainfall for those of you watching in pleasanton and san francisco, nearly an inch in san raphael. all of this rain really beginning to add up. i just added up the latest totals. sfo, we had more than 5 1/2. last december through christmas, 1.2. if you are a skier, you love. this another 8 to 16 inches of snow at our skiresorts in the
and indianapolis. and roadways will be wet from san francisco to seattle. >> meanwhile, if you're flying, airport delays are possible in atlanta, charlotte, d.c., philly, new york, boston and detroit. >>> and time, now, for sports. and a big christmas in the nba. >> we get all the highlights, now, from espn. >> good morning. i'm doug kezirian with your espn "sportscenter" update. five games on christmas day, including a rematch of last year's nba final. lebron james and the heat, hosting the oklahoma city thunder. fourth quarter action. dwyane wade to the rack. throws it down. defending champs up four. the 1-point game inside of 30 seconds. lebron, such great vision. finds chris bosh. miami up three. other end, kevin durant, three-time nba leading scorer. misses. okc with the offensive rebound. russell westbrook misses. looks like he was fouled. no call. he's upset. and the heat win the rematch of the finals. >>> elsewhere, kobe and the lakers, hosting the knicks. kobe and carmelo put on a show and delivered on christmas like santa claus. in transition, anthony sticks the three. later, melo finis
growth. it has been going on at paul's hat works in san francisco's richmond district since 1918, the making of hats. lineage that runs from its peruvian founder over 94 years to four young women from the neighborhood. >> we were kind of an odd bunch before, didn't plan to be hatters, as most people probably don't, and stumbled on it, really did. stumbled on it. and the story and the ambience and that's what took us. >> mike: the story is a familiar one: in 2009, battered by the down economy, the owner needed to sell, no one would buy. so the option was to shut it down, walk away, hat in hand. except in walked a preschool preschool teacher, two costumers and a bookkeeper, saviors in bright colors, with passion. >> we did it because, a, this place was going to evaporate if we didn't. nobody else was going to do it. the four of us are makers of things. we love the craft and we love old crafts and this was something that you can only learn how to be a hatter by apprenticing. so this is a skill that they're not teaching in school. see, this is kind of a taller crown. >> mike: what t
i don't like subways. i like the fresh air, the sun, the stars, the beau pi of san francisco. * beauty that's all i need to say. >> thank you very much. the public hearing is closed at this point. members of the board, i have several items i would like to raise here at this point. and i think the first would be the overall thing has been said and i agree with this completely. i'd love to see us go to north beach and fisherman's wharf and the pledge efforts to begin to look at that. there are obviously questions of financing and all of that. but it is certainly worth weill to go. i'm not sure about the suggestion to sauselido. that may be beyond our means at this point. the other two would be a wonderful way to connect the entire city. and i'll also talk a little about the timeline. i think i agree with the notion of changing the resolution to bring it back to the board before the director of transportation makes the final die significance. i would suggest that the language be something along the lines of the second meeting in january which should be the third tuesday in janu
a rain/snow mix for the even commute before it turns all winter rain. wet from san francisco all the way to seattle. >> it is extremely cold in the middle of the nation. dallas is 38 degrees instead of the usual 55. minneapolis doesn't even get out of the teens. in the meantime, honolulu and miami, you're in the 80s. but there could be rain in both of those cities. chicago, detroit and indianapolis are in the 30s. >>> to our other top story this morning. president obama is cutting his vacation short and heading back to the white house. >> he's hoping to make a last-ditch compromise with lawmakers to try to avoid that fiscal cliff. reena ninan is traveling with the president. she joins us from honolulu, hawaii. reena, has there been any movement to reach a compromise here? >> reporter: it doesn't seem like the president has reached out to either side over the christmas break. no movement moving forward on the fiscal cliff talks. the focus will shift to the senate. they have to try to craft something together that will pass the house and the senate. the burden is now on them to try to stri
of the nation's airports. but there are delays because of bad weather. we checked in with san francisco international airport just a short time ago. they say right now, flights to and from the new york region are delayed by up to an hour. that's because of a big storm hitting the northeast. >>> that storm is packed with tornadoes and snow flurries. cbs reporter danielle nottingham tells us six deaths are blamed on this powerful system. >> reporter: the clean-up is beginning in the gulf states after a series of tornadoes hit on christmas day. >> whoa! it's right here, it's right here! >> reporter: in mobile, alabama, twisters ripped roofs off homes and toppled trees in texas. in all, more than 100,000 are without power across most of the south. >> i was screaming and hollering, i mean, i was just scared to death. >> reporter: the national weather service recorded at least 34 tornadoes from texas to alabama. the same storm system is bringing snow to the midwest from oklahoma to pennsylvania. blizzard warnings are out from arkansas to maine. in indianapolis, white-out conditions are making
on the metering lights so it looks good heading into san francisco. mass transit everything is back on a regular schedule. caltrans dealing with signal issues and delays. check their website for the latest information. muni, ace, bart and ferries no delays. so far this morning. we'll take one more look outside 880 and 237 in the clear. >>> we have storms over the bay area. we have a heavier pocket over parts of the south bay and along the peninsula. here's a live look at the storm clouds over the bay. once again a heavier cell moving over the north bay, that's a live look. petaluma, 101 getting doused with rain showers. looks like scattered showers are going to continue throughout the afternoon. finally drying out by evening. clear on thursday and then more rain returns friday into saturday morning. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitti
consensus was to allow for six months to do negotiations with the city and county of san francisco at the end of which we will decide whether or not to go with the city recommendation. so a six -month period where we'll be in conversation with the city and county. there are two informational items, process and timelines for the proposition 39 charter school placements and presentational update on the facilitates use database. our next meeting will be monday, december 17th at 6:00 p.m.and we'll be continuing the discussion about the local hire resolution. >> thank you commissioner murase. the next one is report from the augmented rules policy and legislative committee of november 14th, reporting commissioner wynns. >> thank you. so the first action item was the consideration and action of district positions on selected legislative proposals, which we actually didn't do any of, because they were n all in existence already. it was more that that was related to the uprr date on the legislative on session and the status of those bills and you all got that report. the pe exemption di
meeting of the san francisco board of appeals we are returning to our calendar item four d was withdrawn item five was to january 30th and we are actually going to take the next item out of order item number seven appeal #1-one 01 and before i begin there is an alternator in the room and i want to make sure that he is interpreting this matter. okay you can sit down for the moment. okay so this is number 1201 - one and diagnosis doing business as the he r c owe o health club inc.,, 630 bush street number 601 and this is in regards to a message establishment permit and my understanding is that the appellate is interesting in requesting a continuance of the this matter and with the president's subsequent to address the board about the continuance. >> yeah and who's the interpreter? >>> okay and i do not hear any -- are you doing the translation services so that -- >>> i'm not sure but i'm here to translate for her. >> translating our is there a need or -- right now to convey what is has been stated already?. >> i'm here for the appellate and mr. president and commissioner and is
to meet charlie. he is an american staffordshire terrier. this is in san francisco. that is where charlie lives. charlie is in danger of losing his family and his life. charlie was taken to a park where animals are allowed to run off leash. he got into an incident. police say charlie attacked a horse with a cop on his back. because he is a pit bull, charlie has been taken from his owner. >> oh, wow. that's a big gouge on the horse's thigh. >> the dog went after a horse with a cop on it. >> yes. >> oops. >> this is charlie's owner. he's really disappointed. >> i'm a little nervous but i'm trying to be optimistic. >> ktvu talked to the owner of charlie before a hearing where police were going to hear from the park's officer that was involved in the incident and the dog's owner. >> he was just completely covered by gashes, blood. the dog chased my horse for 1.6 miles. that's unheard of. >> this incident happened making it really hard to argue in the favor of this dog in this particulars case. >> what the owner was saying is that you have farm animals like a horse in an area where dogs domest
and the ripple effects reached as far west as san francisco. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait another three hour customer service line, which i didn't even get to the end of before the booth closed. >> ifill: about a 1,000 people spent christmas night on cots at dallas/fort worth international airport. by dawn, patience was wearing thin. one fed-up pilot apologized to his passengers over the loudspeaker, after they were forced to wait on the tarmac for almost five hours. >> ifill: by this evening, the worst of the weather was moving into new england. but in its wake, nearly 200,000 customers had lost power across the southeast and midwest, making home for the holidays unexpectedly cold and dark. >> warner: still to come on the "newshour": court-ordered treatment for the mentally ill; deal or no deal; what's next, the view from the muslim brotherhood and massachusetts congressman barney frank. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: toyota motor company agreed today to pay more than $1 billi
=,bfm application reviewed by the san francisco planning department and approved at ajkb!f dwelling unit which wouldn't have been allowed because the zoning would have limited it to two units(jp/i but had!jpdq third unit been allowed it would haveze+v3i required neighborhood notification, they have would have had to meet requirements for open:: space, exposure, parking. there'sg0 with that i'm available for any questions. thank you. >> vice president fung: were you aware of that 1999 permit? >> yes. it was referenced, and i included a summary of that in our appeal brief for the initial hearing. and i know that the -- they're relyingz/g third unit. and at the previous hearing we specifically asked them for evidence that they have a permit to that there was actually -- it was clear they did get a -- report when they acquired the property it was clear from the permit history that it was two units at the time they acquired it. >> vice president fung: i don't recall seeing that 1999 permit that he put on the overhead. >> i
in san francisco. i'm here to address the central subway construction option of north beach * . our last meeting was november 19th, which has been mentioned, when we finally had representatives of the mta present what they plan to do, and nobody in north beach had heard or agreed with any of it. so, i mentioned at that meeting that i have never missed a vote. i've been in this city for 45 years, but i couldn't remember having voted on this project. i was informed correctly that the taxpayers voted for the subway in the late 1990s for a $6 47 million expense, which is now $1.58 billion, with a b. the whole project is too little too late.
boston. san francisco 49ers and my uncle is a cardinal says fan. for that reason? >> the san diego aztecs play arizona. we don't have those interests. i had a great christmas with my family and got my aunt's lasagna which was fantastic. it was good to see everybody. that's what i did. >> i like that hoodie sweatshirt with the no shirt underneath. i think you can pull that off. it's a good family look. i like that. >> there you go. >> we did whole thing with ella and she is 4 and she's into santa. we left the cookies and santa ate almost all of them. we left oats for the rain door and all that stuff. we had a near glitch. she got this wind up music box and it didn't work. later in the day my mom said don't worry. we can return it. ella goes return it to who? how are you going to call santa? she is sort of a natural skeptic. grandma was quick on her feet and said don't worry, i have a special line for the elves. sometimes even the elves make a mistake. they will send another one and it will be fine. she was like okay, sure. whatever grandma. lovely christmas. i am supposed to be eating for
with his son, dylan, from san francisco. how are you guys doing this morning, and lester -- >> we're fantastic. >> you look different than the video. >> things have changed some. yes. >> hey, hey, everybody. >> hey, dylan, we're having trouble fitting your hair in this tv box. scooch a little closer to your dad so i get the full effect. >> here we go. >> it looks great. i want to see all of it. lester, your story is not uncommon. you're in the '60s, rock 'n' roll scene, a great hit, ir'moving along and suddenly you look at the paperwork with the record companies et cetera and you're getting the short end of the stick, right, isn't that how this all started? >> yeah, very much too short, stick got too short so i started to look around and see what was wrong. >> and what was wrong? >> well, what was rock, there were no reports, there were no statements, nobody saying you did this. they were just doing as they wanted to, as they willed. >> before the internet really it was so hard to try to get information from them because we're cold calling people who want to laugh at you and hang
's house in san francisco. they know you have weapons and they try to get them. >> greg: some people own guns because they're underthreat; therefore, you are publishing the address of somebody who might be under threat. >> eric: the only people upset with this are people who don't own youngs. i have a browning over/under, if you want to know what the business end of it looks like, come through the house. it won't matter if i'm the "new york post" or "new york daily news" or not. people who own guns, publish it. that is the point. this is a safety factor. this house protected by smith and wesen, you mean business. >> kimberly: i have a bumper sticker. >> greg: this reminded me in allentown where you once lived people would put alarm signs on their houses when they didn't have an alarm that used to tick me off because i pay for the alarm. >> andrea: i had a fake car alarm for the car, i couldn't afford the alarm, so i was one of those people. you are a former magazine editor. this is hardly irresponsible. there is a way to do the story like there always is, they could have done it with jou
, 2007, is not a bad one. jobs is in san francisco at the macworld conference in full pitchman mode as he unveils his latest product to the faithful. >> these are not three separate devices. this is one device. [cheers and applause] and we are calling it iphone. >> it is not only a remarkable achievement but a validation of everything that jobs believed in: if you made and controlled all of your own hardware and all of your own software, you could integrate all of your products and all of your content seamlessly into one digital hub. and no one but steve jobs had thought of it. >> this is something microsoft couldn't do 'cause it made software but not the hardware. it's something sony couldn't do 'cause it made a lot of devices, but it didn't really make software operating systems. and so the only company that had end-to-end control was apple. >> biographer walter isaacson writes that jobs had created a walled garden. if you wanted to use any of his products, it was easier to buy into the whole apple ecosystem. it was something only a complete control freak could have pulled off. his pers
, windy in new york city and long island, washington, detroit, memphis and out west san francisco with a different storm system impacting that region. right now moving forward you can see heavy bands of snow throughout indiana and illinois, sliding to the east and we have severe weather breaking out, i've been tracking the thunderstorms all morning long and they are strong and intense across parts of the chair lie in as. notice the red and the green that indicates higher cloud tops, we're getting intensity and rain and it's that part of the country we're watching out for severe weather. we may see tornadoes break out. today we're looking at heavy snow across illinois, indiana and ohio, it could be a foot or more moving forward and two areas of pennsylvania and new england tomorrow. this storm is not over yet. >> all right, bonnie, thanks so much. >>> now we turn to the bizarre and trangic shooting in upstate new york on christmas eve. two firefighters were shot and killed after responding to a call that a house was on fire and this morning we're learning more about the shooter, hi
from the bay area through the sierras. delaying inbound flights at san francisco international and causing a landslide in oakland, almost crushing one driver to death. >> i heard this bounce directly off my roof. feel pretty lucky. >> reporter: now, the snow started falling here in indianapolis just a short time ago. it's expected to continue falling late into the evening. from here, the bad weather moves to the busy northeast corridor late tonight into tomorrow morning. and expect it to create major travel delays there, as well. josh? >> thanks for that, alex. >>> we're going to turn to new details about that shocking christmas crime in upstate new york. a gunman who ambushed and killed two firefighters left behind a chilling note about his deadly plan. with more, abc's linsey davis is here with the latest. this is a tough one. >> reporter: it really is. lots of new developments to report, including that the death toll has risen to three. and the gun recovered by police, a semiautomatic bushmaster, the same used in the elementary school massacre in newtown, connecticut. invest
expected. you are seeing strength in areas such as san francisco, detroit and phoenix, you are seeing growth there. some experts are saying that the housing recovery we're seeing here is gathering strength. people are starting to believe in the recovery little by little. david: still have a long way to go, though. nicole: right. david: improving a little bit. thank you very much. federal subsidies for wind power are set to expire in a couple of days, december 31st. extending them for one more year would cost 12 billion dollars. this according to the joint committee on taxation, which is a pretty neutral committee. so company, when they went into effect 20 years ago, even the congressman who pushed for them said they should expire, said they should be sunseted and they are nowhere near that happening now. adam: if you believe that the government has a role to help new technology get a foot in the door, then the foot's been in the door for a long time and they keep slamming it on us. david: you bring up a point. the reason why the door keeps getting slammed although the door to the subs
in san francisco, and phoenix year-on-year. we're doing good things in housing, surely. >> we are. look at phoenix as an example. 21% increase year over year. look where they careful and where they're coming up the peak. they were off 56% from their peak. they significantly came down and have since rebounded. that's a positive thing. the fundamentals looking strong. we're seeing strength in terms of pending home sales, existing home sales. if you look at existing home sales specifically, look at the supply there, the supply is significantly down, too. we're down about 32 percent year-on-year. so they're all positive signs. >> and yet in terms of jobs and growth, the jobs are not coming back in construction. we gained since the bottom of the housing market 58,000 jobs. in construction it's 2.2 million. >> you speak to something very fundamental to the process here. we're not in a cyclical employment process, we're in more of a structural employment issue, such that as people come back into the work force, they're not gaining back the same wages that they were when they left. we still hav
in -- you know, transferring in san francisco or l.a. or something. and hoping that flight isn't -- i think he can just sort of -- >> the good news. >> he can probably work on the way back. >> yeah. no -- >> at his desk or do what, you know, whatever. he may be able to play sports. there's no basketball court on air force one. right? or putting green? >> no. but i think that -- they might have an xbox or something. >> yeah, if we play virtual golf or -- hoops or something. all right. >>> as for the markets, stocks turning in double digit gains in 2013. nine of the 10 s&p sectors looked in positive territory. only utilities are going to finish in the red at this point. u.s. equity futures this hour, not too bad. if the cliff was -- just, you know, end of the world -- i mean, we did make it through that. i guess people are optimistic that we're all still here in the flesh. we don't know at this point whether the mayan me to you're -- the end of the world could have involved a zombie apocalypse. you wouldn't know at this point whether the first zombie was actually somewhere right now -- >> som
of the things we should do when i grew up in san francisco was we would have a day called using government day, and i would, everybody in the class would get to go down and sort of shadowed a member of the board of supervisors of the mayor or the city attorney are somebody and see what his job was like. and what a good thing that was. i remember that. and one of the reasons, architecture that i was in china, but one of the things i thought was great in architecture is in australia, they have changed now, but they built a parliament. and this parliament, whatever architecture reason, it goes up like this. it's huge, and the building goes down almost to the ground and it's covered with grass, the whole ceiling. so what the children, would come in droves in the buses and they would go to the top and they would go down like that. and i thought what a good idea. the association in their mind will be this democratic government of australia, and it has a place where i can go and roll downhill, so they'll have a positive association and it will make you more interested and they will learn about it. so
>> just a few steps away from union square is a quiet corner stone of san francisco's our community to the meridian gallery has a 20-year history of supporting visual arts. experimental music concert, and also readings. >> give us this day our daily bread at least three times a day. and lead us not into temptation to often on weekdays. [laughter] >> meridians' stands apart from the commercial galleries around union square, and it is because of their core mission, to increase social, philosophical, and spiritual change my isolated individuals and communities. >> it gives a statement, the idea that a significant art of any kind, in any discipline, creates change. >> it is philosophy that attrd
? they are so fabulous, the san francisco boys chorus. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪we wish you a merry christmas ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year. we wish you a merry christmas, and a happy new year. ♪ happy new year ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> did i mention, grammy award winning, san francisco boys chorus, let's hear it for them. [ applause ] >> watch how disciplined they are leaving the stage too. if all kids were like that, maybe i would have one. >> it is going to be a great ceremony at city hall, look around, if you have been here you know what a beautiful honored spot we are in, if you have never been to this city hall, it is yours, come by some times, there are meetings going on and business happening but also celebrations of all kinds. tonight is one of those celebrations, we are going to be lighting the tree here at the
the department of real estate, port, san francisco municipal transportation agency, san francisco public utilities commission, and other departments. >> thank you very much. we have john updike from the department of real estate on this item. this actually was an item or hearing that i requested for real estate, as we have many different pieces of legislation that flow through the budget and finance committee. we often saw many different leases that came before us, oftentimes they came with a level of urgency and yet there was really not a context behind why we were moving forward so quickly on some of these items or why sometimes things came to us retroactively when it came to real estate. similarly, we have heard a lot about the need for space, but haven't really understood sort of the totality of the space that we have, what we occupy, and where the city sees our self-going in the future with regards to space. the city's land issues and real estate issues are actually very complicated. sometimes we are the landowner, sometimes we're the tenants. sometimes we are actually the landowner
conference with the csba in san francisco. were there other things that people needed to report? commissioner norton? >> i just want to recognize commissioner wynns, which we sort of do earlier in the meeting. it was her conference for csba. it was a great conference and learned a lot. at the january 8th meeting we're going to try to show the video shown at the delegate assembly, honoring commissioner wynns and we're endeavoring to get that from csba. you also gave a great speech and i don't know if you have the text, that you could share with board members because was a greater speech. thank you. >> any other reports? seeing none, item t. report of closed session actions. this is a closed session action of december 12th, 2012 the board of education approved by a vote of six ayes and one absent y yes, the program of one program administrator and one supervisor. in the matter of bs versus sfusd. [ laughter ] sorry. the board of education by a vote of 6 ayes and one absent, yee, who didn't deal with bs, [ laughter ] authorized the district to attempt to negotiate a settlement of specified te
legislation was to supply types of food not seived in certain areas of san francisco. this case, is now feasiblance of the law and these are not competing business and is our lively hoods are at risk and the applications for food cuts can cause injury to the other existing buildings -- and businesses. the license of the law the parking injury to the other businesses because of loss of foot you traffic. these applications do not address the a d a. >>> . the health department is not here the -- that they took is second floor. according to the america's disability act in 2012 there must be adequate accessible for workers as well as for customer, food trucks are not ex-swrempt from federal legislation. the federal code superceeds allstate and city codes the stated code does not exempt workers with disability ignoring federal law it's a case that is going to happen all over the city, i feel sorry for you but we have to come one a conclusion of what the intent of the legislation was and the intent was not to take away existing businesses for food
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